Plymouth, Michigan – Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies has begun supplying radial shaft seals to a major Detroit-based car maker for its latest pick-up trucks and SUVs.
The unit, which runs Freudenberg Sealing Technologies in Americas, announced 15 Jan that the lightweight BlueSeal systems would be installed on V6 and V8 engines.
The seals are part of Freudenberg’s low emission sealing solution (LESS) portfolio of products.
The company claims that the seals provide “significant weight, friction and installation advantages” over traditional radial shaft seals.
The system, according to Freudenberg, is 40%…